"One person is always calling the shots, always making the plans—for simple stuff, like where you're going to eat dinner, and for more important issues, like where you're going to live." If you're truly okay with letting your partner make the majority of the decisions, this arrangement can be fine, she says.
"But often in a toxic relationship, one partner eventually gives up because they just don't feel heard."All too often, relationships go south when partners start to take each other for granted.
The truth about control freaks is that they don’t really know they are one.
As a matter of fact, they believe that they are only sharing constructive criticism to help the people around them.
Sometimes, they can just completely manipulate you into staying. You don’t have to stay with someone who doesn’t make you happy – and you most certainly don’t owe your love to someone who makes you feel unhappy in yourself.